Belaynesh Tachebele

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OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence and risk factors of smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis among Gondar town prisoners, North West Ethiopia. METHODS A cross sectional study was conducted from February to July, 2008 in Gondar Prison. Prisoners with cough duration of more than two weeks were involved in the study by giving three sputum samples and filling(More)
BACKGROUND Data is sparse concerning the magnitude of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in developing countries like Ethiopia whose major health problem had long been under-nutrition and infectious diseases rather than non-communicable diseases (NCDs) including hypertension, obesity and MetS. However, it is obvious that the NCDs are recently taking over and(More)
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